Rev Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin

Rev Demetrius Augustine Gallitzin (HM1E65)

Location: Loretto, PA 15940 Cambria County
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N 40° 30.167', W 78° 37.885'

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A Shepherd of Souls · A Preacher of the Word · A Servant of the Lord

Born at The Hague, Netherlands, December 20th, 1770
Died at Loretto, Pennsylvania, May 6th, 1840
He was ordained March 18th, 1795, and spent most of his priestly life as pioneer missionary in the Allegheny Mountains. In his travels through these regions, he frequently stopped at this spring, which became known as the "Prince Gallitzin Spring"
The just shall be in everlasting remembrance
PS 111-7
HM NumberHM1E65
Year Placed1916
Placed ByYoung Mens Institute, Altoona, Pennsylvania, Columbus Council No. 120
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Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 11:45am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 700699 N 4486258
Decimal Degrees40.50278333, -78.63141667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.167', W 78° 37.885'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 10.02" N, 78° 37' 53.10" W
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Area Code(s)814
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 253-319 St Mary St, Loretto PA 15940, US
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